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American Airlines - Through BlackAtlas.com - Hosts Sweepstakes to Win a Trip for Two to the Los Angeles Movie Premiere of Sony Pictures' New Comedy 'Jumping the Broom'

New and Current Registered Users of American's BlackAtlas.com Will Also Have a Chance to Win VIP Tickets to Advance Movie Screenings in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines, through BlackAtlas.com(SM), the first online travel community for people interested in Black culture, is hosting a sweepstakes for a chance to win a trip for two to the Los Angeles Red Carpet movie premiere of Sony Pictures' new comedy "Jumping the Broom."

One lucky winner of the Jumping the Broom Sweepstakes will receive two American Airlines Travel Vouchers, two - night hotel accommodations, a $250 gift card, and two tickets to attend the star-studded Los Angeles premiere, currently scheduled for May 4.

Additionally, current and registered users of BlackAtlas.com will have a chance to win tickets to an advanced VIP screening of Jumping the Broom in Los Angeles, Chicago, or New York by following BlackAtlas.com on Twitter @Black_Atlas, the week of April 18 – April 25.

Jumping the Broom, which opens on May 6, is a comedy about a collision of worlds when two African-American families from divergent socioeconomic backgrounds get together one weekend in Martha's Vineyard for a wedding. The all-star cast includes Angela Bassett, Paula Patton, Laz Alonso, Loretta Devine, Meagan Good, Tasha Smith, Julie Bowen, Romeo Miller, DeRay Davis, Valarie Pettiford and Mike Epps.

The LA premiere will be unforgettable as it will also include the Red Carpet Wedding of the winners of the Sony Pictures/TLC Wedding Sweepstakes. Couples enter online March 23 – April 5, for the chance to win a Red Carpet Wedding officiated by Mega-Church Pastor, Bishop T.D. Jakes. Online users vote for the couple they want to see "jump the broom" at the LA premiere and the couple with the most votes is the winner. In addition to being the couple selected for the ceremony, the bride and groom will also receive a wedding cake, wedding rings, bridal gown, and an AAVacations and Sandals Resorts sponsored Caribbean honeymoon. The newlyweds will also receive 12 American Airlines travel vouchers so they can travel with 10 of their closest friends to the premiere.

All registered users of BlackAtlas.com and those who register by 11:59 p.m. (EDT) on March 21, 2011, are eligible for a chance to enter the Jumping the Broom Sweepstakes. The sweepstakes is open to residents of the 48 contiguous United States and the District of Columbia. Entrants must be 18 years and older and entries are limited to one per person. Other terms and conditions apply.

BlackAtlas.com is the first-of-its-kind social networking site combining the best features of a travel site with the power of an online social network for travelers to share experiences unique to the Black community. Through video, commentary, photos and blogs, BlackAtlas.com users can share content across social networks, create profiles, rate content, save content to Favorites, create downloadable travel guides and link to promotional fares on American's AA.com® website. Content is categorized into destination-specific information and category-specific information, such as travel tips, restaurants, nightlife, culture, arts and museums, historic sites, beauty and barber shops, and places of worship. The Jumping the Broom Sweepstakes is part of a series of promotions and exclusive VIP events that American Airlines has been offering exclusively for users of BlackAtlas.com.

For more information about the Jumping the Broom Sweepstakes, visit BlackAtlas.com.

About American Airlines

American Airlines, American Eagle and AmericanConnection® serve 250 cities in 50 countries with, on average, more than 3,600 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 900 aircraft. American's award-winning website, AA.com®, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines fares are also available through Kayak.com and Priceline.com, as well as thousands of travel agencies worldwide. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld® Alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest names in the airline business, enabling them to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. Together, its members serve approximately 900 destinations with more than 9,000 daily flights to 145 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com, and AAdvantage are trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. (NYSE: AMR).

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